Mobile complexes of the Strategic Missile Forces set off for combat patrol in six regions of the country
“Topol”, “Topol-M” and “Yars” launch systems perform prolonged combat duty missions on combat patrol routes (field positions).
About 700 pieces of military equipment including the launch systems are engaged in the Tver, Ivanovo, Kirov, Irkutsk Regions, the Altai Krai and the Mari El Republic.
Performing the prolonged combat duty great attention is attached to preparation of the winter combat patrol routes, logistical supply of the personnel to assure their service in severe winter conditions over a long time period.
In 2015 within the tactical and command-and-staff exercises the Strategic Missile Forces will use new approaches which will allow to act outside the common procedures of military training.
Firstly the changes will affect the protection and reconnaissance units. The units of missile formations will imitate actions of sabotage and reconnaissance force groups while other units will perform tasks of repelling the enemy strikes on the facilities of missile divisions.